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Table 1 Composition and nutrient levels of the experimental basal diet, as-fed basis unless stated otherwise, %

From: Effects of Bacillus coagulans supplementation on the growth performance and gut health of broiler chickens with Clostridium perfringens-induced necrotic enteritis

Items 1 to 21 d 22 to 42 d
Composition, %
Corn 54.65 60.71
Soybean meal 37.35 31.96
Soybean oil 3.52 3.28
Limestone-calcium carbonate 1.11 1.15
Calcium hydrogen phosphate 2.10 1.63
Sodium chloride 0.30 0.30
DL-Methionine, 98% 0.20 0.20
L-Lysine HCl, 78% 0.23 0.23
Vitamin premixa 0.03 0.03
Mineral premixb 0.2 0.2
Choline chloride, 50% 0.26 0.26
Ethoxyquin, 33% 0.05 0.05
Total 100 100
Calculated Nutrient levelsc
Metabolizable energy, MJ/kg 12.33 12.54
Crude protein, % 210.0 190.1
Calcium, % 10.0 9.0
Available phosphorus, % 4.8 4.0
Lysine, % 11.5 10.4
Methionine, % 5.01 4.08
  1. aVitamin premix provided per kilogram of complete diet: vitamin A 9,500 IU; vitamin D3 2,500 IU; vitamin E 30 IU; vitamin K3 2.65 mg; vitamin B12 0.025 mg; biotin 0.30 mg; folic acid 1.25 mg; nicotinic acid 50 mg; D-pantothenic acid 12 mg; pyridoxine hydrochloride 6.0 mg; riboflavin 6.5 mg; thiamine mononitrate 3.0 mg
  2. bMineral premix provided per kilogram of complete diet: iron 80 g; copper 8 mg; manganese 100 mg; zinc 80 mg; iodine 0.35 mg; selenium 0.15 mg
  3. cCalculated value based on the analyzed data of experimental diets